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Sculptural Emoji Artwork

Laura Owens's iMessage Sticker Pack is Exhibiting at The Whitney Museum

— February 1, 2018 — Art & Design
This iMessage sticker pack features emojis made out of real-life sculptures. Released by The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the Emojis by Laura Owens can also be downloaded in the Apple Store.

Prolific artist Laura Owens created sculptures of emojis, some of which exist in the iOS keyboard and others that are new creations. This work is based on a previous collection of sculptures Owens created. Garage x Vice states "the inimitable texture of glazed porcelain gives the results a notably tactile quality."

You can express yourself with the iMessage sticker pack (consisting of 50 digital images), or if you are going to be in the New York area, can experience her work firsthand at the exhibition displaying until February 4th.
Trend Themes
1. Emoji Sculptures - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a line of physical emoji sculptures that can be purchased as art pieces or used as interactive decor.
2. Sticker Packs - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop customizable sticker packs for various messaging platforms that allow users to create their own unique, personalized emojis.
3. Digital Art Exhibitions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Establish virtual galleries that showcase digital art pieces, including interactive emoji installations, to reach a global audience without the need for physical space.
Industry Implications
1. Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Combine traditional art forms with digital elements to create immersive and interactive experiences, attracting a new generation of art enthusiasts.
2. Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop advanced image recognition and 3D printing technologies to enable the creation of customized physical sculptures based on digital representations.
3. Entertainment - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with artists and designers to integrate emoji-themed experiences into live performances, concerts, and theme parks, providing a unique and engaging entertainment offering.
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